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Plácido Domingo accused of sexual harassment

Allegations ‘deeply troubling’ – I believed my relationships were consensual, says opera starThe opera singer Plácido Domingo has been accused by several women of sexual harassment.Eight singers and a...

Plácido Domingo accused of sexual harassment

Source: theguardian.com

Plácido Domingo, Opera Star, Accused of Sexual Harassment Multiple women told The Associated Press they were pressured into sexual relationships. Mr. Domingo said he believes the interactions were “welcomed and consensual.”...
16:26 2019-08-13

Opera legend Placido Domingo accused of sexual harassment: What we know Placido Domingo, of the world's most recognizable and accomplished opera singers, has been accused of sexual harassment.        ...
20:52 2019-08-13

Opera legend Placido Domingo accused of serial sexual harassment Opera legend Placido Domingo is being accused of serial sexual harassment spanning three decades, alleged abuse that one victim called a “well-known secret” in the music world. Eight singers and a dancer told the Associated Press that they were sexually harassed by the married 78-year-ol...
14:52 2019-08-13

Several Women Have Accused Opera Legend Placido Domingo of Sexual Harassment For decades, Placido Domingo, one of the most celebrated and powerful men in opera, has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and then sometimes punishing the women professionally when they refused his advances, numerous accusers told The Associated Press. Regarded as on...
11:13 2019-08-13

Placido Domingo, opera singer, accused of sexual harassment by 8 singers and a dancer Placido Domingo issued a statement saying: “The allegations from these unnamed individuals dating back as many as 30 years are deeply troubling, and as presented, inaccurate."...
12:26 2019-08-13

Opera star Placido Domingo accused of sexual harassment by multiple women Placido Domingo, one of the most successful and prolific opera singers of all time, has been accused by numerous women of sexual harassment, according to a new investigation by the Associated Press. The testimonies given by eight singers and a dancer, corroborated by dozens of colleagues, friends, a...
20:52 2019-08-13

Opera legend Placido Domingo accused of sexual harassment; opera companies cancel events Placido Domingo, of the world's most recognizable and accomplished opera singers, has been accused of sexual harassment.        ...
03:26 2019-08-14

LA Opera to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Placido Domingo Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past."...
00:39 2019-08-14

Met Opera still has Placido Domingo booked amid sexual harassment case The Met — where Domingo is scheduled to perform next month — said it would wait for a probe from the Los Angeles Opera, where Domingo, 78, has been the general director since 2003....
10:13 2019-08-14

The Los Angeles Opera Will Investigate Placido Domingo Over Sexual Harassment Accusations (SAN FRANCISCO) — Two music companies canceled appearances by Placido Domingo and the Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it would launch an investigation in response to an Associated Press story in which numerous women accused the opera legend of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior spanni...
11:52 2019-08-14

Opera legend Placido Domingo to return to the stage amid sexual harassment allegations Placido Domingo will return to the stage in Europe this weekend to perform for the first time since multiple women accused him of sexual harassment.        ...
06:00 2019-08-24

Women accuse opera legend Placido Domingo of sexual harassment, retaliation in AP report For decades, opera legend Placido Domingo has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships, numerous accusers told The Associated Press.        ...
14:00 2019-08-13

Opera legend Domingo accused of sexual harassment Eight singers and a dancer have said they were sexually harassed by the long-married, Placido Domingo over three decades beginning in the late 1980s.        ...
20:52 2019-08-13

LA Opera to investigate sexual misconduct accusations against Placido Domingo The Los Angeles Opera said on Tuesday it will investigate accusations of sexual misconduct against Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, as two organizations canceled planned appearances by him....
01:00 2019-08-14

LA Opera investigates sexual harrassment claims against Placido Domingo Numerous women have alleged that the prolific opera singer abused his position of power to pursue young females and sexually harassed them with impunity. The 78-year-old married Domingo denies the allegations....
23:52 2019-08-13

LA Opera investigates Placido Domingo over sexual misconduct report The Los Angeles Opera said it has opened an investigation into opera legend Placido Domingo, following a news report that detailed accusations of sexual abuse from nine women....
21:26 2019-08-14

Placido Domingo concerts canceled as sexual misconduct investigation opened A once-in-a-lifetime concert has been canceled and an investigation has been opened in the wake of sexual harassment accusations against opera legend Placido Domingo....
04:39 2019-08-14

Opera star Placido Domingo accused of sexually harassing female singers Opera singer Placido Domingo today denied "deeply troubling" accusations of sexually harassing nine women in alleged encounters dating back three decades....
16:52 2019-08-13

'How Do You Say No To God?': Opera Star Placido Domingo Accused of Sexually Harassing Women Colleagues For Decades In the world of classical music, Placido Domingo is a rare breakout star whose fame bubbles over into mainstream celebrity: The director of the Los Angeles Opera, Domingo, 78, still performs to sold-out audiences; Sesame Street has parodied him with a muppet bird, Placido Flamingo; as part of “The T...
21:13 2019-08-13

AP: Women accuse opera legend Domingo of sexual harassment Numerous women have told The Associated Press that celebrated opera superstar Placido Domingo tried to pressure them into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and in some cases punishing them when they refused his advances...
15:39 2019-08-13

Mark Zuckerberg’s security chief accused of sexual harassment Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report. Citing legal letters, Business Insider reports that the security chief has been accused by two former employees of Zuckerberg̵...
23:26 2019-05-31

Kevin Sorbo accused of sexual harassment by former co-star Haley Webb Earlier this week, former Hercules actor-turned-conservative and religious movie strawman Kevin Sorbo drew attention to himself online, criticizing the forces of feminism for refusing to speak out in support of soon-to-be-departing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. A great many people criti...
07:39 2019-06-22

Mark Zuckerberg's Head of Security Accused of Sexual Harassment and Other Misconduct by Two Former Staff Two employees who previously worked as personal staff for Mark Zuckerberg have leveled alarming allegations of misconduct against the head of Zuckerberg’s security detail, including sexual harassment and racist, transphobic, and homophobic comments.Read more......
06:52 2019-05-31

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief accused of sexual harassment, racism: report Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report....
18:00 2019-05-31

The Latest: No cancellations for Placido Domingo in Europe While two U.S. opera houses have canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking a cautious approach...
05:26 2019-08-15

The Latest: 2 Spanish sopranos praise Placido Domingo Two Spanish sopranos have come out in defense of tenor Placido Domingo following an Associated Press story in which numerous women accused the opera legend of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior spanning decades...
17:26 2019-08-14

Plácido Domingo: US opera houses respond to 'concerning' allegations Domingo, who has been accused of sexual harassment by several women, has seen an invitation rescinded as internal investigations are mountedThe Philadelphia Orchestra rescinded an invitation to opera singer Plácido Domingo on Tuesday afternoon, and the LA Opera promised an outside investigation, aft...
22:26 2019-08-13

The L.A. Opera Names the Lawyer who will Lead the Placido Domingo Investigation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company’s general director. In a brief statement Tuesday, the opera compan...
05:26 2019-08-21

Los Angeles Opera promises 'thorough' investigation into Placido Domingo misconduct claims Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company’s general director....
18:13 2019-08-21

Comment: The accusations go back years – so why has the opera world rallied round Plácido Domingo? Opera houses might have turned a blind eye to sexually predatory behaviour in the past, but no-one should be above the lawNearly 30 years ago, a famous soprano told me privately that Plácido Domingo was “a bit of a groper”. She herself had been the object of the tenor’s unwanted sexual attentions du...
15:00 2019-08-16

Domingo to return to the stage amid harassment allegations Placido Domingo appears on stage at the Salzburg Festival this weekend as he performs for the first time since multiple women have accused him of sexual harassment in a report by the Associated Press...
06:00 2019-08-24

Duterte will be 'first to obey' new sexual harassment law, palace says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will "be the first one" to abide by a new law banning sexual harassment, his spokesman said, after critics highlighted the outspoken leader's appalling record on the issue....
18:52 2019-07-17

America’s "best first job"? My story of sexual harassment at McDonald’s The company claims to have zero tolerance for sexual harassment, but it is not doing enough to protect workersThree years ago, when I was 16, I began working at a McDonald’s in my hometown of Tucson, Arizona. As the oldest of four children, I took the job to help my mother pay bills and support our ...
15:26 2019-05-25

McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduct at the fast-food behemoth....
04:00 2019-05-22

Dartmouth settles sexual harassment lawsuit Dartmouth College has settled a lawsuit that claimed female students in the school's Department of Psychological and Brain Science were routinely subjected to rape and sexual harassment....
08:00 2019-08-07

'Misogynist' Duterte slammed over sexual harassment law Rodrigo Duterte has approved a bill that penalizes catcalling, wolf-whistling and other forms of sexual harassment. Activists, who've dubbed the president "misogynist-in-chief," say they hope he'll comply with the law....
16:26 2019-07-16

Museum of Sex a hotbed for sexual harassment: suit “Patrons and co-workers of the Museum grope its employees, use utterly inappropriate sexual language, and inquire into employees’ private sex lives,” the suit alleges....
06:00 2019-06-20

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the first of its kind in nearly 30 years. Friday’...
16:13 2019-05-24

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to be substantiated — a provision advocates said is too stringent. Under the proposed standard, an alleg...
06:52 2019-05-25

Cuomo signs law cracking down on workplace sexual harassment ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation toughening New York’s existing workplace sexual harassment protections Monday, delivering a key victory to advocates who have championed change throughout the 2019 legislative session. Victims of sexual harassment no longer have to prove their mistreatm...
20:39 2019-08-12

How our interactions with voice assistants normalize sexual harassment For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the four industry-leading female voice assistants are programmed to respond to verbal sexual ...
14:26 2019-05-23

Dartmouth settles $14 million sexual harassment lawsuit Dartmouth College settled a multimillion-dollar lawsuit with nine women who claimed they were raped and sexually harassed by professors at the Ivy League school....
18:00 2019-08-07

Moon reportedly settles sexual harassment suit Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon settled a sexual harassment lawsuit with a former employee of his sports marketing firm, the woman's lawyer told The Washington Post....
21:52 2019-08-03

Moi aussi? Conflicted France at last tackles sexual harassment Thousands contact pioneering ‘chat’ project set up by police to help victims of abuseOn the third floor of a modern police station west of Paris, an alert sounds and one of four officers – three women and a man – seated around a block of desks begins typing. Somewhere in France or one of its oversea...
17:52 2019-06-01

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley, who began working at a McDonald’s in Sanford, Florida in the fall of 2016, was one of the workers w...
01:52 2019-05-22

Former UT-Arlington golf coach cited for sexual harassment A report from the University of Texas at Arlington says former golf coach Stuart Deane was found responsible for sexual harassment through inappropriate comments to some of his female athletes        ...
08:13 2019-07-24

Philippine leader signs law punishing sexual harassment The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women’s groups have accused him of committing...
18:39 2019-07-15

#MeToo Movement Takes On the Big Mac of Sexual Harassment Claims A group of 10 women who worked for McDonald’s restaurants in nine different U.S. cities, including four teenagers, on Tuesday filed federal sexual harassment charges against the fast-food behemoth....
02:52 2019-05-22

Advocates file 23 sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's Nearly two dozen sexual harassment lawsuits have been filed against fast food giant McDonald's, from female workers who say the chain doesn't do enough to protect them from inappropriate advances....
17:39 2019-05-22

McDonald's in US faces dozens of sexual harassment complaints More than two dozen employees of the fast food chain have filed a series of sexual harassment complaints, which include incidents of groping and indecent exposure that allegedly took place at McDonald's in 20 US cities....
04:26 2019-05-22

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
19:39 2019-05-21

Indonesia's Top Court Jails Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment Indonesia's Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups said on Friday risked turning victims of sexual abuse into......
14:26 2019-07-05

UP Woman Killed For Objecting To Sexual Harassment Of Daughters: Police A woman was killed and five members of her family were injured after being attacked with sticks by four people for objecting to alleged sexual harassment of her daughters in a village in Bhadohi,......
16:00 2019-07-03

Former vice president sues Unity, accuses CEO of sexual harassment Anne Evans, a former vice president in human resources at Unity Technologies, has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against game engine maker Unity Technologies.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-09

New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment Gov. Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will: expand the state’s rape statute, toughen laws to combat sexual harassment, require equal pay for women and clean up the state’s environment. “You advocate aggres...
20:13 2019-06-17

Lyft acknowledges its response to sexual harassment has fallen short Lyft acknowledges that its response to sexual harassment has fallen short in some instances. Despite the ridesharing company's attempts to position itself as a mission-driven brand with a "friendly, hospitality-oriented personality," a growing number......
00:13 2019-08-03

Centre reconstitutes Ministers Group On Sexual Harassment At Workplace The government has reconstituted the Group of Ministers (GoM) looking after the issues of how to prevent sexual harassment at workplace and strengthen legal frameworks with Home Minister Amit Shah......
11:52 2019-07-24

New Tony Robbins book pulled following sexual harassment allegations According to The New York Post, a new book from self-help guru Tony Robbins has been effectively cancelled after BuzzFeed published allegations that Robbins has been known to “berate victims of rape and violence” and made “inappropriate sexual advances” toward female staffers and fans. The Post’s un...
01:39 2019-05-31

School: Videos of unwanted sexual contact aren't harassment Lawyers for metro-Nashville's public schools say it's not sexual harassment when students share secretly recorded videos of unwanted sexual encounters and then bully the victims....
15:13 2019-06-13

McDonald's faces 25 new charges of sexual harassment in the workplace McDonald's is facing a new wave of charges of sexual harassment in its restaurants and corporate offices.        ...
19:52 2019-05-21

Duterte, ‘Infamous for His Sexist Jokes,’ Signs Law Against Sexual Harassment President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, known for making crude remarks about women, including jokes about rape, has signed a law criminalizing catcalling and other forms of sexual harassment....
20:00 2019-07-16

'Nice skirt, it would look better on my bedroom floor' – your sexual harassment stories Readers share their stories of sexist comments and harassment in the workplaceWhen I was in my early twenties, I organised a meeting with three older male colleagues – two at senior management level and an external PR professional who was working with us on some projects. Continue reading......
05:13 2019-05-22

Ex-chauffeur claims racism and sexual harassment by mom, daughter: suit A wealthy mother and daughter living in “Grey Gardens”-like squalor subjected their personal assistant to racist slurs and sexual harassment, according to a new Westchester County lawsuit. Shamel Thompson says he was paid $1,750 a week to chauffeur around the 28-year-old daughter, Becky Stein, and d...
06:13 2019-06-17

School: Videos of unwanted sexual contact aren’t harassment NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lawyers for metro-Nashville’s public schools say it’s not sexual harassment when students share secretly recorded videos of unwanted sexual encounters and then bully the victims. The Tennessean is reporting on lawsuits by parents of four girls who say they were pr...
17:13 2019-06-13

Ford Workers Who Sued Over Sexual Harassment Face Setback A judge ruled that a lawsuit filed by 33 women cannot proceed as a class-action suit. The women said that harassment was endemic at two Chicago plants....
22:26 2019-08-23

Four women sue Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for sexual harassment Four women who accused Attorney General Curtis Hill of inappropriately touching them at a party last year will file a federal lawsuit against him        ...
03:39 2019-06-19

Riot Games closes a chapter with sexual harassment lawsuit settlement League of Legends maker Riot Games closed a sorry chapter of its history with the settlement of a class-action lawsuit for alleged sexual harassment.Read More...
01:13 2019-08-24

Casey Affleck opens up about sexual harassment allegations, #MeToo movement "I felt like the best thing to do was to just be quiet so that I didn't seem to be in opposition to something that I really wanted to champion," Casey Affleck said....
23:00 2019-08-06

Indonesia’s top court jails woman who reported workplace sexual harassment Indonesia’s Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups fear will turn victims of sexual abuse into criminals....
21:00 2019-07-05

Google rejects plans to fight sexual harassment and boost diversity Board rejects all 13 shareholder proposals to address a range of issues even as workers protest outside eventAlphabet, the parent company of Google, failed to pass several proposals to address sexual harassment, antitrust issues and diversity policies at its annual shareholder meeting, despite hundr...
22:52 2019-06-19

McDonald's faces new complaints related to handling of sexual harassment cases The Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union and fast-food workers coalition Fight for $15 said Tuesday that they have filed 23 new complaints against McDonald's....
18:26 2019-05-21

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
18:00 2019-05-21

Models Call for Victoria's Secret to Fight Against Sexual Harassment in New Petition Victoria's Secret made headlines on Tuesday after more than 100 models signed a petition urging the company to protect its talent from sexual harassment and abuse. In an open letter......
00:39 2019-08-07

Actress Afton Williamson Quits ABC’s The Rookie Over Racial Discrimination, Sexual Harassment On Set (NEW YORK) — Afton Williamson, co-star of the ABC crime series “The Rookie,” said she’s quitting the show because of sexual harassment and racial discrimination she experienced during the show’s first season. In an Instagram post Sunday, Williamson said that throughout ...
00:13 2019-08-06

Philadelphia police head resigns amid sexual harassment, discrimination allegations The resignation comes days after Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney called Richard Ross Jr. the best police commissioner in the U.S.        ...
17:00 2019-08-21

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment, Discrimination Allegations With the integrity of the Philadelphia police department crippled by allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination, commissioner Richard Ross made the abrupt decision to resign on Tuesday....
03:26 2019-08-22

‘They're Putting People at Risk’: Sexual Misconduct, Harassment, and Inaction at Zeel, the Top Massage App When Ilene Antelman arrived at a client’s Manhattan duplex in December of 2016, she was in a good mood. She was a veteran massage therapist, and he was a repeat client, a former actor who booked her through Zeel, the largest and most popular on-demand massage app service. In their previous sessions,...
19:39 2019-08-21

16 charged in connection to Bangladeshi student burned alive for reporting sexual harassment Sixteen people in Bangladesh were charged on Wednesday in connection to the murder of a teenage girl who was burned to death last month after reporting sexual harassment....
19:52 2019-05-29

Bhojpuri Singer-Actor Pawan Singh Charged For Alleged Sexual Harassment Bhojpuri actor-singer Pawan Singh has been charged for allegedly sexually harassing a 25-year-old woman actor on social media, police said on Saturday....
20:52 2019-08-03

Damning report reveals rampant sexual harassment at US Coast Guard Academy Almost half of female cadets at the US Coast Guard Academy said they were sexually harassed, and about one in eight women reported experiencing unwanted sexual contact, according to a Pentagon survey released Wednesday....
00:39 2019-07-04

Home Minister Amit Shah To Head Panel On Workplace Sexual Harassment Home Minister Amit Shah will chair a panel of four cabinet ministers to examine ways to prevent workplace sexual harassment, a ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, as activists criticised the......
20:00 2019-07-24

The Rookie star Afton Williamson quits over ignored racism and sexual harassment allegations As reported by Deadline, The Rookie star Afton Williamson—she played the training officer who worked with Nathan Fillion’s character on the ABC series—has announced that she won’t be returning to the show for its second season, claiming that she experienced systemic racism and sexual harassment from...
20:52 2019-08-04

‘Toxic cowboy culture’: Sexual harassment claims spike in Canada’s airline industry Fired in 2016 after eight years with WestJet, a flight attendant has spoken out publicly about the "toxic" relations and "cowboy culture" at airlines....
20:13 2019-07-19

Mark Zuckerberg's Head of Security Leaves Following Claims of Sexual Harassment and Racist Comments More than a month after news broke that Mark Zuckerberg’s chief security officer, Liam Booth, had been accused of sexual misconduct and making racist and transphobic comments, he is now leaving his role with the Zuckerberg family’s private office. Despite the departure, a spokesperson for the office...
19:26 2019-07-09

Low Wages, Sexual Harassment and Unreliable Tips. This Is Life in America’s Booming Service Industry Published in partnership with The Fuller Project, a non-profit newsroom that reports on issues impacting women. After an eight-hour shift on her feet, shuffling between a stuffy kitchen and the red vinyl booths of Broad Street Diner, Christina Munce is at a standstill in traffic. Still wearing the r...
18:00 2019-08-22

Report: Britt McHenry's Co-Host Moved Off Fox Nation Show Following Sexual Harassment Complaint The original co-host of Britt McHenry’s Fox Nation streaming television show was removed and shifted to his own solo program following a sexual harassment complaint made by McHenry, according to a new report from The Daily Beast....
09:52 2019-06-12

'The Rookie' star quits ABC show, citing claims of sexual harassment and racial discrimination Actress Afton Williamson, who stars in the ABC drama “The Rookie,” announced Sunday she will not be returning to the show, citing sexual harassment and racial discrimination she allegedly experienced during the making of the first season....
09:13 2019-08-05

Men are suing women who accused them of harassment. Will it stop others from speaking out? A series of high-profile defamation cases have been brought against women in response to the outpouring of sexual misconduct allegations in the wake of #MeToo, and women's rights activists say they could have a chilling effect on the movement's future....
13:52 2019-06-05

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Female performers reporting harassment and unwanted sexual behaviour, union says Female performers at the annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival have reported being sexually harassed and assaulted while out promoting their shows, the actor's union says....
18:52 2019-08-23

Former Fidelity Manager, Accused of Harassment in 2017, Plots a Comeback One of Fidelity Investments’ star stock pickers left the firm in 2017 following allegations of sexual harassment. Nearly two years later, he’s attempting a comeback....
04:26 2019-06-14

Philadelphia police commissioner resigns amid accusations of sexual harassment, discrimination among 'rank and file,' mayor says Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross resigned Tuesday amid allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination within his department, the mayor's office announced. ...
12:39 2019-08-21

Mexican Federal Police accused of harassment at migrant shelter, latest in a series The Mexican Federal Police harassed migrants and threatened to raid a migrant shelter in Coahuila over the weekend, according to the head of a state agency and the head of the shelter, the latest in a series of similar reported incidents....
04:39 2019-07-23

Casey Affleck: It was best to 'just stay quiet' amid sexual harassment allegations Casey Affleck has opened up about the sexual harassment allegations made against him and discussed his decision to "just stay quiet" amid the #MeToo movement....
15:39 2019-08-06

Trump Says He ‘Never Met’ Author Who Has Accused Him of Sexual Assault President Donald Trump said Friday that he “never met” a New York advice columnist and author who claims that he sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store in the 1990s. In a statement, Trump said “there is zero evidence” to support lo...
00:39 2019-06-22

Reports: Olesen accused of sexual assault on flight Reports: Thorbjorn Olesen arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting female passenger on flight to London from WGC in Tennessee        ...
02:13 2019-08-02

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for US Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations....
05:39 2019-06-21

Uber settles with UK women who accused driver of sexual assault Firm had contested allegations but has reached undisclosed out-of-court settlementsUber has reached out-of-court settlements with two women who alleged they were sexually assaulted by the same driver in what is believed to be the first case of its kind in the UK against the company.The cases were ta...
19:00 2019-06-27

Uncle accused in girl’s death charged with sexual assault SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have filed new sexual assault charges against a Utah man accused in the death of his 5-year-old niece. Authorities say additional evidence from the state crime lab led to the counts of child rape and sodomy filed Wednesday against 21-year-old Alex Whipple. Police sa...
01:52 2019-06-06

‘She’s Not My Type’: Accused Again of Sexual Assault, Trump Resorts to Old Insult E. Jean Carroll, a columnist for Elle magazine, said in a CNN interview on Monday that she fought back when Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a Bergdorf Goodman fitting room....
18:52 2019-06-27

‘I accused Donald Trump of sexual assault. Now I sleep with a loaded gun’ Advice columnist E Jean Carroll on what happened after she told her storyMiss Bingley greets you in the driveway to the house in upstate New York, surrounded by a tangle of knotted woodland. The Toyota Prius, named after the spiteful Caroline Bingley in Jane Austen’s Pride And Prejudice, is an appro...
12:52 2019-07-13

Mark Zuckerberg's Security Head Accused of Sexual Misconduct Zuckerberg's Head of security Liam Booth has been accused of sexually harassing other household staffers and making derogatory racist, sexist, homophobic and transphobic remarks about other staffers......
07:39 2019-06-01

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note....
23:13 2019-07-04

Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief accused of sexual misconduct The Facebook CEO's security chief was placed on leave during an investigation of the allegations, brought by former staffers of the Zuckerberg household....
16:00 2019-05-31

Trump’s nominee for Joint Chiefs of Staff accused of sexual misconduct WASHINGTON — A senior military officer has accused the Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of sexual misconduct, potentially jeopardizing his nomination. Members of Congress have raised questions about the allegations and the military investigation that...
04:13 2019-07-11

Lucy McHugh murder accused not guilty of sexual activity with child The jury in the trial of the man accused of the murder of Lucy McHugh has been ordered to return a not guilty verdict for a charge of sexual activity against her....
17:13 2019-07-10

Vatican waives immunity for France envoy accused of sexual assault The Vatican has waived immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault, according to the Bishops' Conference of France....
20:52 2019-07-08

Famed figure skating coach accused of sexual assault by second pupil A lawsuit filed this week by former skater Adam Schmidt, formerly Baadani, claims he was sexually abused by Olympic coach Richard Callaghan after U.S. Figure Skating ignored sexual misconduct complaints against him, according to an ABC News report. Callaghan, U.S. Figure Skating and Onyx Ice Arena ...
00:00 2019-08-10

Screenwriter Max Landis accused of rape, assault, psychological and sexual abuse Screenwriter Max Landis is facing allegations of sexual abuse and psychological manipulation from eight women who told their stories to the Daily Beast....
19:52 2019-06-19

Providence diocese names 50 priests and clergy "credibly accused" of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence released a list of clergy who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children.        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

Babysitter accused of child sexual abuse at daycare gets 30 days after plea deal The woman faced charges stemming from alleged abused that took place at a daycare she ran from her home in Grove City, Ohio.        ...
22:26 2019-07-16

Yale professor accused of horrific sexual assaults at Caribbean research facility A retired Yale University psychiatry professor sexually assaulted five students at a research facility in the Caribbean and conducted sickening “medical exams” of three other students, according to a scathing report by a former federal prosecutor. A 54-page report commissioned by Yale released Tuesd...
17:52 2019-08-21

Mark Zuckerberg’s Security Chief Is Accused of Racism and Sexual Misconduct, a Report Says (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief faces accusations of sexual misconduct and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a report Thursday by a business news site. In a detailed article, Business Insider cited legal letters reportedly writte...
04:13 2019-05-31

Self-help guru Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct, berating victims of rape A BuzzFeed probe turned up allegations of sexual misconduct against self-help guru Tony Robbins, who is also accused of berating assault victims.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Woman who accused congressman of sexual abuse drops lawsuit under mysterious circumstances The woman agreed to drop her case Tuesday in exchange for an agreement from Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) that he would not sue her for anything related to the lawsuit, lawyers told The Post....
12:26 2019-07-04

Afton Williamson names 'The Rookie' co-star, crew member she accused of racism, harassment "The Rookie" actress Afton Williamson publicly named the people she accused of making racist comments and sexually harassing and assaulting her.        ...
20:39 2019-08-06

UCLA is apologizing to patients after a gynecologist who worked with students for nearly 30 years was accused of sexual abuse Associated Press/Reed Saxon A longtime gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges on Monday. UCLA officials said in a statement they are "deeply sorry" for Dr. James Heaps' alleged misconduct. The school began investigating Heaps after rece...
21:52 2019-06-11

Rhode Island diocese names dozens of priests, deacons who have been ‘credibly accused’ of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence in Rhode Island has released a list containing the names of dozens of clergy members who it says have been "credibly accused of the sexual abuse of minors."...
19:13 2019-07-01

New report lists four friars previously serving at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of minor TUCSON- A newly released report by the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara lists four friars who previously served at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. The report reviews claims dating back to 1950. According to the list, Friar Camillus Cavagnaro had claims...
12:26 2019-06-20

UW Found A Volleyball Star's Sexual Assault Allegation "Extremely Credible" But Let The Accused Official Leave Without Consequence According to a report from the Seattle Times, former University of Washington volleyball star Cassandra Strickland filed a sexual assault claim against former senior associate athletic director Roy Shick in late 2017. Shick left UW before the investigation into said claim concluded, and though the p...
00:13 2019-06-13

U.S. Cardinal DiNardo accused of mishandling case of sexual misconduct involving onetime deputy and wealthy benefactor HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. Cardinal DiNardo accused of mishandling case of sexual misconduct involving onetime deputy and wealthy benefactor. The post U.S. Cardinal DiNardo accused of mishandling case of sexual misconduct involving onetime deputy and wealthy benefactor appeared first on LEX18.com....
20:13 2019-06-04

New Jersey judge resigns after controversial ruling in sexual assault case, saying the teen accused of rape came from a 'good family' Shutterstock James Troiano, who served as a family court judge in New Jersey, resigned from the bench after showing leniency to a 16-year-old boy accused of rape in a 2018 ruling, because he comes from a "good family." The case involved the teen, who was referred to as G.M.C. in court documents. Pr...
09:26 2019-07-19

Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff accused of sexual misconduct by a senior military officer (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) A senior military officer has accused the Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of sexual misconduct, potentially jeopardizing his nomination. Members of Congress have raised questions about the allegations and the military...
08:39 2019-07-11

Former Ohio gym teacher accused of 'grooming' first graders charged with sexual misconduct John Austin Hopkins, of Springboro, has been indicted on 36 counts of gross sexual imposition, according to prosecutor.        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

ShowBiz Minute: A$AP Rocky, Domingo, BTS A$AP Rocky guilty in Sweden, given provisional sentence; Placido Domingo events cancelled amid scandal; BTS to take a brief break        ...
21:26 2019-08-14

European theaters mostly wait-and-see on Domingo accusations While two U.S. opera houses immediately canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking stances ranging from supportive to wait-and-see...
05:26 2019-08-15

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: ·Placed RHP Domingo Germán on the 10-day IL with a left hip flexor strain (retroactive to...
00:52 2019-06-10

ShowBiz Minute: Domingo, Dick, Morissette Placido Domingo accused of sexual misconduct; Andy Dick allegedly assaulted; Alanis Morissette gives birth to her third child.        ...
20:52 2019-08-13

Another Key Yankee, Domingo German, Heads for the Injured List German, who has emerged as a stalwart for the battered Yankees and entered the day tied for the major league lead with nine wins, landed on the injured list with a strained left hip flexor muscle....
03:00 2019-06-10

Domingo German’s return to Yankees coming into focus MOOSIC, Pa. — Domingo German is ready to close the Yankees’ opener chapter. A day after Yankees manager Aaron Boone indicated the 26-year-old could return to the rotation next week, German (left hip flexor strain) used a slick breaking ball to retire the first six batters he faced Thursday in a reha...
17:00 2019-06-28

Domingo Santana Caught A Foul Ball And A Fan's Glove Not much is going right for the Mariners these days. Just this week, one player was hit by a pitch that lacerated his spleen while another fouled a ball off himself that ruptured his testicle. So it’s the least we can do to feature a Mariners highlight where no one’s internal organs explode....
21:52 2019-06-08

Domingo German to IL as Yankees pitching is now dangerously thin Injuries paved the way for Domingo German’s surprise season — and a trip to the injured list will soon put it on hold. The Yankees placed their impressive 26-year-old on the IL with a strained left hip flexor, calling up Stephen Tarpley in a corresponding move. German (9-2) has been the ...
17:13 2019-06-09

Yankees not ready to put innings limit on Domingo German After the trade deadline passed without a peep from the Yankees, the pressure continues to weigh on their starting pitchers. Domingo German eased some of the tension Saturday with a solid seven-inning performance in a 9-2 win over the Red Sox in the first game of a split doubleheader in The Bronx. T...
20:52 2019-08-04

Domingo German and Edwin Encarnacion Help the Yankees Pick Right Up German (11-2) beat the Blue Jays with six innings of three-hit ball, and Encarnacion hit a three-run double as the Yankees, with the best A.L. record, began the second half of the season....
05:52 2019-07-13

Domingo German looks Cy Young worthy as Yankees cruise There are multiple reasons why the Yankees have the best record in the American League. The biggest one is how they have smothered the AL East. With Domingo German pitching like a Cy Young candidate and Edwin Encarnacion’s three-run double, the Yankees rolled past the pathetic Blue Jays, 4-0, on Fri...
04:52 2019-07-13

How Domingo German could change Yankees’ pitching quest Their homer-less and winless streak lasted one game. Then the Yankees returned to familiarity Wednesday. They went deep twice. They won a game. This has been their first half — tons of long balls, lots of victories. They are at three weeks without losing consecutive games after beating the Mets 5-1 ...
08:26 2019-07-04

The Yankees’ obstacle facing the rolling Domingo German The winningest pitcher in baseball may have to sacrifice that title to help the Yankees win a championship. Domingo German moved ahead of Justin Verlander by earning his major league-best 16th victory in the Yankees’ 8-3 win over the Orioles Tuesday night, allowing two runs in seven stellar innings ...
13:26 2019-08-14

Domingo German’s Yankees audible is another impressive sign Domingo German’s breakout season has come largely on the back of his dominant curveball. That wasn’t the case Thursday afternoon, as the Yankees beat the Rays 6-2 in the first game of a doubleheader. After waiting an hour and 26 minutes for a rain-less rain delay, Austin Meadows launched German’s fo...
17:13 2019-07-19

The Latest: Philly Orchestra rescinds invitation to Domingo The Philadelphia Orchestra has rescinded an invitation to have opera legend Placido Domingo after an Associated Press story revealed sexual harassment accusations...
19:26 2019-08-13

Yankees’ replacement ace Domingo German suddenly struggling Replacing an ace couldn’t have been as simple as Domingo German made it seem. After sliding into the injured Luis Severino’s spot in the rotation, and spending the first third of the season as the surprising star of the Yankees staff, German has now posted his two worst performances of the season in...
16:00 2019-06-02

European opera houses await LA investigation into Domingo While two U.S. opera houses immediately canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking stances ranging from supportive to wait-and-see...
17:26 2019-08-14

Domingo German has emerged as the Yankees’ ace — and the numbers prove it Of the dozen-odd injuries the Yankees have miraculously endured this spring, the biggest one won’t be healed anytime soon.  That’s according to general manager Brian Cashman, who revealed on Sunday morning that starter Luis Severino’s right lat strain will likely keep him sidelined...
16:39 2019-05-21

Domingo Germán helps Yankees beat Blue Jays 4-0 Domingo Germán cruised through six innings of three-hit ball, Edwin Encarnación hit a three-run double and the New York Yankees kicked off the second half with a 4-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night....
06:26 2019-07-13

Domingo German, the Yankees’ Surprising Ace, Has an Ideally Flawed Mentor As he floundered last season, German sought out a stranger from his hometown in the Dominican Republic who knew all too well what it meant to stumble in the majors....
14:39 2019-07-17

Brian Cashman has no hesitation about Domingo German playoff plan The three weeks Domingo German spent on the injured list with a hip flexor injury might keep him away from an innings limit. And if the Yankees reach the postseason, the club won’t curb the ace right-hander’s workload. “There are no innings limits when you are in October,’’ general manager Brian Cas...
13:26 2019-08-16

Women: Opera’s Domingo abused power to sexually harass them Numerous women told The Associated Press that opera superstar Placido Domingo tried to pressure them into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and in some cases punishing them when they refused his advances...
15:39 2019-08-13

Multiple women say opera star Domingo sexually harassed them Two of nine women who told The Associated Press that they were sexually harassed by opera superstar Placido Domingo said they briefly gave in to his advances, fearing turning him down would jeopardize their careers...
19:26 2019-08-13

Police: David Ortiz shot in ambush at Santo Domingo bar Authorities say Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back at close range in his native Dominican Republic       ...
08:39 2019-06-10

Domingo German struggles as Yankees’ road trip starts with thud OAKLAND, Calif. — After giving up four runs in the first two innings, Domingo German provided the Yankees a chance to crawl back into Tuesday night’s game against the A’s. Far from his sharpest, the majors’ leading winner kept the A’s from scoring in the third, fourth and fifth frames and watched hi...
08:39 2019-08-21

Domingo German’s start makes Yankees postseason reality more clear TORONTO — Let’s throw it out there to get the conversation going: What would you set as the Over-Under line for “Number of 2019 postseason games in which the Yankees’ starting pitcher lasts at least five innings”? I’m going with two. And I’d recommend the Under. The latest piece of evidence arrived ...
18:52 2019-08-09

Domingo German struggles again as Yankees fall in Didi Gregorius’ return CLEVELAND — Even before Domingo German’s sensational start to the season began to unravel, the Yankees were interested in a rotation upgrade. They engaged Scott Boras, the agent for free agent Dallas Keuchel, but then watched as the left-hander became a Brave. With seven weeks remaining until the tr...
04:13 2019-06-08

Domingo German's winning ways create a question Yankees must answer Running his record to an MLB-best 16-2 might make German the obvious choice to front New York's rotation. But will the team have to watch his workload?...
09:26 2019-08-14

Domingo Germán helps Yankees beat Blue Jays 4-0 Domingo Germán cruised through six shutout innings and Edwin Encarnación crushed a bases-clearing double as the Yankees kicked off the second half with a 4-0 win over the Blue Jays       ...
05:52 2019-07-13

Yankees avoid Domingo German disaster amid ‘awkward landing’ OAKLAND, Calif. — When Yankees manager Aaron Boone and trainer Steve Donohue went to the Oakland Coliseum mound during the fifth inning Tuesday night after staff ace Domingo German slipped to the dirt while making a pitch and shook his left leg after getting to his feet, it wasn’t overreacting to th...
07:26 2019-08-22

Dating app ‘reviews’ won’t tackle harassment This article was originally published on SEXTECHGUIDE, an independent publication that looks at the intersection between sex and technology in a non-explicit, as close to a ‘safe for work’ way as possible – including app reviews, adult VR info, sextech devices, privacy, security issues, and much mor...
10:52 2019-07-25

YouTube tries to explain its policies on harassment, again Over the last few days, there has been a lot of focus on YouTube's inaction when it came to an internet personality harassing Vox host Carlos Maza with anti-gay and racist speech that frequently incited harassment. Tonight the streaming platform rele......
06:52 2019-06-06

YouTube CEO Says She's 'Really Sorry' She Can't Ban the LGBQT Harassment, It's Too Hard As we continue to watch social media giants fumble their half-baked policies around hate speech and harassment, one of the most visible blunders recently has been YouTube’s mishandling of videos with homophobic and racist comments about one of its creators by another. During an interview at Code thi...
00:39 2019-06-12

China Warns Travelers About Harassment and Crime in the U.S. The Chinese government issued two travel alerts to its citizens Tuesday, warning of rising levels of violent crime in the U.S. and harassment of Chinese visitors by American authorities, in the latest escalation of political tensions between the two countries. “Recently, U.S. law enforcement a...
16:39 2019-06-04

Trump’s Opponents Want to Name His Big Donors. His Supporters Say It’s Harassment. Calling out campaign donors isn’t a new political tactic, but the question of how much should be publicly disclosed about them has been an issue repeatedly raised by Republicans in recent years....
04:26 2019-08-09

Tony Robbins’ book shelved after sex harassment claims It may be the end of the road for “The Path.” Self-help guru Tony Robbins’ forthcoming book has been shelved amid allegations he sexually harassed fans and staffers, according to a new report. Simon & Schuster will no longer publish the 59-year-old motivational speaker’s co-a...
20:39 2019-05-30

Donald Trump claims 'harassment' after Mueller statement US President Trump has lashed out at special counsel Robert Mueller one day after Mueller clarified why he did not charge Trump with a crime. Trump also refuted his own statement that Russia helped him get elected....
16:52 2019-05-30

CBS responds to Pauley Perrette's harassment allegations Pauley Perrette, a star of "NCIS," left that series in May 2018, and on Twitter, she has recently blamed star Mark Harmon, of whom she says she's "terrified."        ...
18:39 2019-08-02

Feds commit $2.8M to project tackling workplace harassment The money will go to fund Roadmap to Future Workplaces, a project that will provide training on legal rights and help create plans to reform company policies that enable workplace sexual harassment....
01:26 2019-07-06

Instagram launches ‘AI intervention’ to fight online harassment In response to the public’s growing concern over cyber bullying and hate speech, social media giant Instagram has finally announced plans for more stringent protections of its users. On Monday, the photo sharing platform, which allows users to freely comment on public profiles, said they’...
22:26 2019-07-09

MPs' staff face 'unacceptable risk of bullying and harassment' Staff working for MPs are subject to an "unacceptable risk" of bullying and harassment, a report has found, with "urgent" action needed to tackle the problem....
12:00 2019-07-11

Nadler slammed for 'harassment' after fresh Kavanaugh doc requests The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday accused the panel's Democratic chairman, Rep. Jerry Nadler, of "harassment" and unethical conduct, after Nadler moved to seek records from Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh's time in the George W. Bush administration....
12:26 2019-08-07

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos presented to millions of people, arguing that his “criticism” was debating rather than harassment.Car...
14:52 2019-06-05

Pastor out at famed Riverside Church after sex toy harassment accusations The reason for her ouster is far more stimulating than any sermon this pastor could have delivered. The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, the first woman to lead Manhattan’s famed Riverside Church, lost her lofty post amid complaints that she brought ministers and a congregant on a sex toy shopping spree a...
01:39 2019-07-12

China warns citizens in U.S. about risks of crime, harassment The Chinese government on Tuesday warned its citizens in the United States to raise their safety awareness and respond "actively and appropriately" to harassing immigration checks and home interviews....
14:39 2019-06-04

Chinese travellers warned of crime and police harassment in US China issues travel alert to its citizens, citing frequent ‘shootings and robberies’ in USChina has issued two travel alerts to its citizens going to the US, warning them about police harassment and crime.The warnings come amid an escalating trade war between the world’s two largest economies and ot...
12:39 2019-06-04

Neo-Nazi Blogger Hit With $14 Million Fine for Vicious Harassment Andrew Anglin, who publishes the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer, has been ordered to pay $14 million to a woman whom he asked his followers to harass, according to BuzzFeed News....
20:00 2019-07-16

Carlos Maza reportedly leaving Vox after harassment on Twitter Carlos Maza, the controversial host of the show “Strikethrough,” appears to be on the way out at Vox Media. Maza was engaged in a running battle with right-wing provocateur Steven Crowder, whom the openly gay Latino Maza says has been attacking him with rants he considers racist and homophobic. Maza...
05:52 2019-08-14

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ community has felt a lot of pain and frustration over recent......
10:39 2019-06-13

Patriots LB Roberts seeks inquiry for police harassment New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts, who says he was harassed by police in the driveway of his Fort Bend County home in Texas during a traffic stop in March, wants a further investigation into the incident....
20:39 2019-07-12

| China warns its citizens of police harassment, crime in US China issued a pair of travel alerts to its citizens going to the United States, warning them of police harassment and crime as tensions soar between the global powers....
14:52 2019-06-04

Afghan presidential palace rocked by sex harassment allegations High-powered women in Afghanistan have been mobbed on social media after a former official accused them of trading sexual favors for government posts. The controversy could further harm women's rights in the country....
13:39 2019-05-30

McDonald's investigated over racism and harassment claims in Brazil Federal prosecutors say complaint presents ‘worrying evidence’ of sexual harassment and discriminationIt was a busy day at a McDonald’s branch in São Paulo. Marcelo says he was struggling to keep up with demand while manning the chips and white meat stations when the shift boss called him a “damned ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Kolkata Policeman Suspended After Ex-Miss India Alleges Harassment The sub-inspector of a Kolkata police station was suspended and two other policemen show caused after former Miss India Ushoshi Sengupta alleged inefficiency of the police after she was harassed and......
20:52 2019-06-19

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment to seek amnesty JAKARTA – An Indonesian woman sentenced to prison for reporting her employer for sexual harassment said on Monday she will ask President Joko Widodo for an amnesty. The Supreme Court last week jailed Baiq Nuril Maknun, a former teacher from the island of Lombok, for six months for breaking a c...
02:13 2019-07-09

Sarah Jessica Parker reports 'countless' cases of on-set harassment Sex and the City star comments on NPR about impact of #MeToo and reveals harassment by a ‘big movie star’Sarah Jessica Parker has spoken about “countless” incidents of men behaving inappropriately on film and TV productions, including one with a “big movie star” that was only resolved after her agen...
15:52 2019-07-09

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, six countries still abstained from the plans, including Russia....
19:00 2019-06-21

China issues US travel alert warning of official harassment BEIJING (AP) — China has issued a travel warning for the U.S., saying Chinese visitors have been interrogated, interviewed and subjected to other forms of what it called harassment by U.S. law enforcement agencies. The warning issued Tuesday urges Chinese citizens and Chinese-funded bodies in the U....
11:39 2019-06-04

"India Protested Against Iftar Guests's Harassment In Pakistan": Minister Pakistanis invited to an Iftar hosted by the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were actively dissuaded and physically stopped from attending the event by Pakistani agencies, prompting India to lodge......
20:00 2019-06-27

Harvard Sanctions Star Economist Fryer for Sex-Harassment Violations Harvard University placed famed economist Roland Fryer Jr. on a two-year administrative leave after determining he had violated the school’s sexual-harassment policy by engaging in inappropriate behavior involving multiple individuals....
22:52 2019-07-10

Trump says New York legal ‘harassment’ forcing businesses to flee, NRA may be next President Trump ramped up his criticism Tuesday of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration, accusing him and state Attorney General Letitia James of harassing businesses including his own and saying high taxes and lawsuits are forcing many to flee to low-tax states like Texas....
15:26 2019-07-02

Hannity: Dems abusing their power, guilty of 'presidential harassment' Fox News' host Sean Hannity said Wednesday he has had enough of House Democrats abusing their power calling their investigations into President Trump and Russia "presidential harassment."...
06:26 2019-07-11

Discord Explains How It Handles Harassment, Doxxing, And Threatening Behavior Discord, the only way young people communicate via voice after we collectively agreed to stop answering phone calls several years ago, is trying to be more open about how it handles harassment, threats, doxxing, and other forms of abuse on its platform. In order to do this, it plans to release regul...
03:52 2019-08-14

UN labor agency passes accord to reduce workplace harassment GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor agency has adopted its first convention specifically aimed at reducing violence and harassment in the workplace, with its chief crediting a recent boost from the #MeToo movement. Delegates exchanged hugs, applauded and whooped in a U.N. conference hall after the ...
16:39 2019-06-21

Social harassment of religious groups in the US among worst in the world: report The United States ranked among the worst-scoring countries in regards to religious harassment by individuals and social groups, according to a report surveying 198 countries....
20:39 2019-07-16

Harassment, Racism Complaints Against Mark Zuckerberg's Security Chief The head of personal security for Mark Zuckerberg was on leave Friday pending a probe into complaints of sexual harassment and racism, some of it involving the Facebook chief's wife....
21:26 2019-05-31

China issues citizens US travel alert, warns of harassment China has issued a travel warning for the U.S., saying Chinese visitors have been interrogated, interviewed and subjected to other forms of what it called harassment by U.S. law enforcement agencies....
16:00 2019-06-04

Karnataka Doctor Studying In Haryana Kills Self After "Harassment": Cops A 30-year-old doctor from Karnataka, who was pursuing his MD course from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Haryana's Rohtak, allegedly committed suicide in the hostel of the hospital's......
15:52 2019-06-14

Indonesian Woman Jailed For Reporting Harassment From Boss, Pardoned Indonesia's parliament approved an amnesty for a woman who was jailed after recording lewd phone calls from her boss in a case that has caused outrage and warnings that it could discourage victims of......
09:52 2019-07-25

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning a teenager alive after she reported harassment Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment....
09:52 2019-05-30

12 Top Tax Officers Told To Retire Amid Corruption, Sex Harassment Probes Twelve officials of the Union Ministry of Finance have been forced into compulsory retirement -- the allegations against them range from extortion to bribery and sexual harassment, sources in the......
21:13 2019-06-10

| Football Leaks hacker victim of 'judicial harassment', say lawyers Lawyers for Rui Pinto, the hacker behind the "Football Leaks" revelations, said that the continued pre-trial detention of their client amounted to organised "judicial harassment"....
01:52 2019-07-04

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and many more are suffering violence, harassment, intim...
21:39 2019-06-17

German pensioner quits big tour of Scotland after police 'harassment' An 83-year-old retired German has abandoned a tractor-and-trailer adventure to Scotland after police in England detained him for hours, and accused him of begging and being "too old" to drive....
11:52 2019-05-28

YouTube: No, We Won't Remove These Videos of Racist, Anti-Gay Harassment Because It's Just 'Debating' YouTube has chosen not to take action against right-wing video personality Steven Crowder after Vox host Carlos Maza posted clips of Crowder repeatedly harassing him with derogatory, anti-gay, and racist statements, which Maza says resulted in hordes of Crowder’s fans doxxing him and subjecting him ...
12:26 2019-06-05

A Koch Executive’s Harassment in China Adds to Fears Among Visitors Amid worsening trade tensions, an American businessman was barred for days from leaving, in an apparent message to President Trump. Others worry they may be next....
03:13 2019-07-12

YouTube Clarifies Harassment Policy by Flailing Around Like a Big, Dumb Noodle Less than 24 hours after determining that far-right buffoon Steven Crowder’s anti-gay harassment of Vox journalist Carlos Maza was basically fine, YouTube has reversed course—or, more accurately, has continued to fishtail around the road. This afternoon, the platform announced that it has now decide...
00:26 2019-06-06

Epic Pledges To Support Developers After Intense Harassment Of Ooblets Team By now, you probably know the drill: A developer announces that it will sell the PC version of its game exclusively through the Epic Games Store. Cue wailing, gnashing of teeth, and increasingly, harassment from folks used to smashing that “buy” button on Steam. The latest target of Epic exclusivity...
05:00 2019-08-06

Seattle Woman Says She Jumped Out of Moving Uber After Continual Harassment From Driver A woman in Seattle said she jumped out of a moving Uber ride after the driver continually harassed her, running away and later filing reports with the local police department and Uber. She said the driver, whom she’d hailed to take her home, locked the doors shortly before she pried one open and jum...
20:26 2019-05-31

Labour MP Stella Creasy bombarded with teddies and notes in 10 years of harassment Labour MP Stella Creasy was pursued for 10 years and showered with bizarre gifts including soft toys and a tobacco pipe by a man who wanted her to be his wife, a court heard....
12:52 2019-06-19

Global pact to fight workplace violence and harassment nears agreement A global treaty aimed at protecting workers from violence and harassment is expected to be agreed next month, though some "tricky" issues remain, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday....
15:26 2019-05-29

YouTube Just Can't Stop Mumbling Nonsense About Its Harassment and Hate Speech Policy YouTube has not had an easy go of it over the last 24 hours. Right in the middle of LGBT Pride Month, the platform responded to Vox Media host Carlos Maza’s claims that right-wing YouTube host Steven Crowder had repeatedly taunted him with racist, homophobic language including “lispy queer,” “token ...
21:52 2019-06-06

Casey Affleck reveals 'ton of partying' on film set where harassment allegations were made Actor and director calls the making of 2010 film I’m Still Here ‘confusing’ and ‘a big mess’Casey Affleck has talked about “a ton of partying” on the set of his 2010 mockumentary I’m Still Here where sexual harassment and verbal abuse allegations were made against him by two female members of the cr...
12:52 2019-08-07

Guterres hails historic Convention banning violence and harassment at work A landmark international agreement banning violence and harassment in the workplace has been applauded by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, after it was adopted on Friday at the International Labour Organization’s Centenary Conference in Geneva....
18:39 2019-06-21

Texas Rangers Investigating Family's Claims Of Racist Harassment At Ballpark Over the weekend, Texas Rangers fan Jessica Romero wrote a Facebook post where she said a shithead at the ballpark repeatedly harassed her and her family while they were at Saturday’s game. She says the man—seen below ruining their family photo—loudly complained about the Romeros sitting in front of...
12:26 2019-08-07

YouTube pulls ads from right-wing pundit after journalist alleges anti-gay harassment Amid backlash and policy updates, YouTube announced yesterday that it will demonetize videos published by right-wing commentator Steven Crowder.        ...
21:52 2019-06-06

Multiple women claim harassment by prominent NY open-government expert Eight women describe sexual harassment by Bob Freeman, the former head of New York state's Committee on Open Government.        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

Councilman Andy King faces disorderly conduct, harassment, other charges The City Council’s ethics committee voted Wednesday to charge Bronx Councilman Andy King with retaliation, disorderly conduct, conflict of interest and sexual harassment. Committee Chair Steve Matteo said that between “2015 and 2019 Council member King either engaged in, encouraged, comm...
23:26 2019-08-21

Hong Kong supporters ‘stunned' by pro-Beijing harassment in Australia and New Zealand College students who support Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activists have been “stunned” to find themselves harassed in other countries by counterprotesters aligned with the government in Beijing....
18:26 2019-07-31

No criminal charges for NY open-government expert after multiple women claim harassment Eight women describe sexual harassment by Bob Freeman, the former head of New York state's Committee on Open Government. Prosecutors closed the case.        ...
18:13 2019-06-28

YouTube Says Homophobic Harassment Targeting a Popular Host Doesn’t Violate Its Policies YouTube is declining to take action against a popular conservative host despite his homophobic and racist slurs targeting another video maker, further calling into question social media companies’ willingness to police behavior on their platforms. Carlos Maza writes and produces Strikethrough,...
20:39 2019-06-05

Mark Halperin 2020 election book to publish despite protests about harassment allegations Mark Halperin's planned book about the 2020 election has been announced amid protests that the "Game Change" co-author hasn't earned a second chance.        ...
07:00 2019-08-20

Instagram’s 'Solicitation' Policies Are Exposing Porn Performers to Harassment—and Financial Exploitation In late March, porn performer and sex worker activist Bella Bathory discovered that her Instagram account had vanished. A person going by the name “Omid” at-mentioned her on Twitter: “your IG account was deleted due to your porn activities,” it read, with the hashtags “#say_no_to_porn” and “#no_porn...
21:52 2019-06-06

Afton Williamson leaves 'The Rookie,' citing allegations of harassment, assault and racism Afton Williamson has announced she will not be returning for Season 2 of "The Rookie," citing allegations of on-set bullying, racial discrimination, and sexual harassment, as well as a sexual assault at a wrap party....
02:26 2019-08-06

Ocasio-Cortez: Dems ‘probably’ gave Bill Clinton a pass on harassment charges Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that Democrats “probably” gave former President Bill Clinton a pass on his treatment of women, offering another example of how the country’s reckoning with sex harassment and abuse is redefining the public’s view of once larger-than-life characters. “Proba...
23:52 2019-06-16

'Mini AOC' ends parody videos after receiving 'death threats,' 'harassment' from the left, family says The 8-year-old child actor who went viral for impersonating Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, is no longer going to make videos due to death threats and harassment she and her family have received....
06:39 2019-07-04

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identity the 17-year-old thought she had found a sanctuary in Kenya. Recent incidents, however, have left her scared for her life once more. She and other LG...
23:26 2019-06-19

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
17:26 2019-06-14

Safer Internet Day: ‘Be kind online’, says UNICEF, urging action to prevent cyberbullying, harassment Online violence, cyberbullying and digital harassment affect over 70 per cent of young people globally, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, calling for concerted action to tackle and prevent this form of violence....
21:00 2019-05-21

New England Patriots' Elandon Roberts accuses Texas authorities of harassment after traffic stop: report New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts accused Texas authorities of harassment Thursday over a traffic stop that took place in March in the front of his house....
20:13 2019-07-12

Nancy Pelosi to meet Democrats amid impeachment talk; Donald Trump slams 'harassment' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet with House Democrats in a private meeting Wednesday as pressure builds on whether to introduce impeachment action against President Donald Trump....
17:39 2019-05-22

Chinese diplomats encourage harassment of pro-democracy students abroad as Hong Kong protests spread Chinese diplomats are encouraging the harassment of Hong Kong students and their supporters at universities overseas as protests in the semi-autonomous city enter their third month....
02:52 2019-08-06

Friday’s Daily Brief: ending harassment at work, Khashoggi interview, Yemen food aid, updates on Eritrea, North Korea This Friday: Worldwide violence and harassment ban at work; WFP partially pulls Yemen aid to stem food theft; crackdown on Catholics in Eritrea; Central African Republic food crisis deepens, and much more....
00:52 2019-08-04

After years of right-wing harassment, journalist alleges YouTube is 'catering to monsters' After an investigation, YouTube announced yesterday that Steven Crowder will not be blocked from the video platform.        ...
00:13 2019-06-06

'The Rookie' star Afton Williamson names co-star, crew member in sex assault, harassment claims "The Rookie" star Afton Williamson is naming names in her claims that she was racially bullied, sexually harassed and sexually assaulted on the set of the ABC series....
15:39 2019-08-06

Afton Williamson accuses 'The Rookie' guest star, crew member of racism, harassment ABC entertainment president Karey Burke said she learned of the allegations in June and, as far as she knows, that's when the investigation began.        ...
03:26 2019-08-07

Former U.C.L.A. Gynecologist Charged With Sexual Battery Dr. James Heaps, a longtime gynecologist at the school’s student health center, was the subject of four allegations of sexual misconduct, the university found....
21:13 2019-06-12

Is olive oil safe to use as a sexual lubricant? Olive oil has many health benefits, but it is not advisable to use it as a sexual lubricant. In this article, we list some alternatives and explain why they are preferable....
18:00 2019-08-07

How a new DNA rape kit can help victims of sexual assault After struggling with her own trauma, Wangu Kanja now helps women in Africa pursue perpetrators of sexual violence. Some at the Religions for Peace gathering even hope the new rape kit could even be preventative....
22:00 2019-08-23

Friday’s Daily Brief: ending violence and harassment at work, Mauritania elections, Khashoggi expert interview, WFP partial pull-out of Yemen food aid, updates on Eritrea, North Korea, This Friday: Worldwide violence and harassment ban at work; WFP partially pulls Yemen aid to stem food theft; crackdown on Catholics in Eritrea; Central African Republic food crisis deepens, and much more....
23:13 2019-06-21

‘Woke’ Lyft hit with 7 sexual assault lawsuits in a day On August 1 2019, Lyft was hit with seven sexual assault lawsuits from women who were allegedly raped or assaulted by their drivers — and still charged for their ride, even when reporting the incident to the ridesharing company.  Four of the women suing Lyft said they were raped by their drivers in ...
11:00 2019-08-22

Canada to pay nearly C$1bn to sexual misconduct victims in military Government set aside funds for Canadian Armed Forces members but doesn’t admit liability following class-action lawsuitsCanada’s government will pay nearly C$1bn ($770m) to members of the military who took part in class-action lawsuits alleging widespread sexual misconduct.“No one should feel unsafe...
22:13 2019-07-19

Women as likely to be turned on by sexual images as men – study Neural analysis finds the brains of both sexes respond the same way to pornographyThe belief that men are more likely to get turned on by sexual images than women may be something of a fantasy, according to a study suggesting brains respond to such images the same way regardless of biological sex.Th...
22:52 2019-07-15

R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Counts of Sexual Abuse R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault, E! News can confirm. A spokesperson for the Illinois Cook County Criminal Court said in a statement, "11 new charges......
02:13 2019-05-31

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
18:13 2019-06-06

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a Tory lawmaker could pose a headache for the UK's next prime minister....
16:13 2019-07-22

Woodford Co. Man Charged With Child Sexual Exploitation VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Woodford County man is accused of child exploitation after investigators say they discovered child pornography. Don C. Lewis III was arrested after KSP executed a search warrant at 105 Plum Tree Court, Versailles. Electronic equipment was seized and is pending a fo...
16:39 2019-06-21

Diocese: Ex-bishop used sexual innuendo toward subordinates The head of West Virginia's Roman Catholic diocese says an investigation into a former bishop found a "consistent pattern" of sexual innuendo and suggestive comments and actions toward subordinates....
00:39 2019-06-06

R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly has just been charged with 11 brand new counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse, according to the Chicago Tribune. These charges are, of course, separate from the 10 he incurred in February, to which he plead “not guilty.” There are few details available at this t...
01:39 2019-05-31

The key to avoiding sexual shame online: reveal it all first Foil sextortion scams, deepfakes and revenge porn by simply posting your own nude shotsA little while ago I got an email saying my computer camera had been hacked, they’d taped me watching “interesting” porn, and unless I transferred cash immediately, they’d send the video to all my contacts. Which ...
11:52 2019-07-07

Nassar’s ex-boss at MSU not guilty of sexual misconduct LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar at Michigan State University has been found guilty of neglect of duty but acquitted on a more serious criminal sexual conduct charge. William Strampel was also convicted Wednesday of misconduct in offi...
16:52 2019-06-12

R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Prosecutors in Cook County, Ill., filed 11 new charges related to sexual assault against singer R. Kelly, who could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted, court documents revealed Thursday....
22:39 2019-05-30

Tinder lawsuit: ex-VP accuses former CEO of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian says she was fired after she complained about alleged 2016 attack by Gregory BlattAn ex-executive at dating site Tinder has sued the company and says she was sexually assaulted by its former CEO.The lawsuit filed on Monday in Los Angeles superior court said Rosette Pambakian was fi...
03:13 2019-08-06

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. Preston is being held in custody pending sentencin...
23:39 2019-07-18

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault A former University of Southern California gynecologist accused by hundreds of patients of molestation and other misconduct over the past three decades pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting 16 students who were under his care....
01:26 2019-07-02

Is the US finally taking sexual abuse in sports seriously? US politicians are now getting involved in an effort to avoid a repetition of the Larry Nassar scandal. But questions over funding remainsHas Congress finally taken up the leadership reins in combating sexual abuse in Olympic sports? Or are we seeing just another round of grandstanding to make peopl...
21:26 2019-08-06

MLB warns sexual enhancers may include PEDs A memo sent by MLB to its players warns them that several over-the-counter sexual-enhancement pills contain anabolic steroids and other prohibited substances....
21:00 2019-08-21

St. David man charged with sexual abuse of minor William Telford / Courtesy: Cochise County Sheriff’s Office DAVID, Ariz. – A man is behind bars after being charged with sexually abusing a minor and child abuse, according to Cochise County Sheriff’s Department. William Telford, 55, of St. David was arrested Tuesday and booked into the Cochis...
22:52 2019-07-17

Tinder will let you list your sexual orientation in your profile With the arrival of Pride month, dating app Tinder is making moves to be more welcoming to LGBT users for the event and beyond. In collaboration with GLAAD, the company has announced it will now let users list their sexual orientation in their profil......
18:13 2019-06-04

How CES is getting back on track with sexual innovation and diversity The Consumer Technology Association acknowledged in May that it messed up when it rescinded a Consumer Electronics Show innovation award for Lora DiCarlo, a sex toy maker, and the trade association that sponsors the big trade show apologized. And today the CTA tried to make it right by revising its ...
08:13 2019-07-17

Ex-USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges A former University of Southern California gynecologist pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting 16 patients, in a scandal that outraged faculty and students at the school....
21:39 2019-07-01

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and public sexual indecency. Brittany Zamora/ KPNX Accord...
21:52 2019-06-11

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuudin Karim, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
19:52 2019-06-08

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and rape, although it remains rarely detected, report...
22:39 2019-06-13

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges Former University of Southern California gynecologist George Tyndall pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting 16 students while working for the university....
05:26 2019-07-02

6 Arizona men indicted on child sexual exploitation charges PHOENIX (AP) — A state grand jury has indicted six Arizona men on child sexual exploitation charges. The Arizona attorney general’s office says the indictments are in addition to 14 others since March. Prosecutors say the indictments stem from an online undercover investigation conducted by po...
23:39 2019-05-23

Saving Girls From Sexual Slavery in San Francisco’s Chinatown “The White Devil’s Daughters,” by Julia Flynn Siler, recounts the story of the crusading women (and a few men) who helped rescue thousands of young Chinese slaves between the 1870s and the 1930s....
12:13 2019-06-21

Gymnastics coach suspended for sexual misconduct allegation A coach at a well-known Pennsylvania gymnastics training center has been suspended by the sport's governing body until a hearing on a sexual misconduct allegation....
00:00 2019-06-08

Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse Four female state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Times Square Tuesday, unveiling a new video encouraging others to come forward. “I went through years of guilt thinking that I must have done something to deserve that,” explained freshman Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz (D-...
10:13 2019-08-14

UN report condemns sexual violence by Myanmar military A U.N. fact-finding mission says sexual violence by Myanmar’s security forces against the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority was so widespread and severe that it demonstrates intent to commit genocide...
18:00 2019-08-22

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday....
21:26 2019-05-24

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some have dubbed as "female Viagra"....
05:13 2019-06-22

Witnesses: Self-help guru’s sexual exploits destroyed family NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the New York City trial of self-help guru Keith Raniere have been hearing testimony from witnesses who say he sexually exploited three sisters from Mexico. One of the unidentified sisters testified how her family enrolled the sisters in a program run by Raniere in upstate N...
23:52 2019-05-24

5th woman accuses ex-UCLA gynecologist of sexual battery LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fifth woman has accused a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her. The suit filed Friday alleges that Dr. James Heaps sexually touched her, made “inappropriate and humiliating comments” and asked non-medical questions about ...
02:26 2019-06-15

Pope Denies He Knew of U.S. Cardinal's Sexual Misconduct Pope Francis responded for the first time to an accusation that has dogged his pontificate since last year, denying that he knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of sexual misconduct before it was revealed by a church investigation....
08:13 2019-05-29

University wrestlers suspected of criminal sexual conduct MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nationally-ranked University of Minnesota heavyweight wrestler Gable Stevenson and a teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. KARE-TV reports that an Athletics Department statement to the station confirmed the two men arrested were on th...
03:26 2019-06-17

Cops investigate possible sexual assault in Stuy Town A woman was choked unconscious and possibly sexually assaulted in an early Saturday attack downtown, police said. The victim, 20, was walking near Stuyvesant Town at about 5:15 a.m. when a man came up from behind. The attacker grabbed her and choked the woman until she passed out, officials said. Wh...
18:52 2019-06-29

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with 12-year-old SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – After a two-year investigation, Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a man for sexual conduct with a minor. SVPD says DNA test results connected 29-year-old Steven Prescott to the crime of sexual conduct with a minor. On Aug. 26, 2017, Sierra Vista Police Department received...
07:00 2019-06-19

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct Four more women have come forward to accuse self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct, according to a report published Wednesday. The new allegations come after the 59-year-old motivational speaker was accused of sexually harassing fans and staffers and berating rape victims in a BuzzFeed New...
09:00 2019-05-23

R. Kelly faces new and more serious charges in sexual abuse case An Illinois grand jury has indicted entertainer R. Kelly on 11 new charges in his sexual assault and sexual abuse case, including four new felonies with maximum penalties of 30 years in prison, according to court documents released Thursday....
01:26 2019-05-31

Boy Scouts failed to protect nearly 800 from sexual abuse, new lawsuit says Nearly 800 children have been sexually abused by the Boy Scouts of America, alleges Stewart Eisenberg, one of the lead lawyers from a group of law firms working to shed light on unreported cases....
22:39 2019-08-06

What we know about child sexual abuse rates in the US | Mona Chalabi The spike in interest around Jefrrey Epstein’s charges could create an opportunity for discussing just how prevalent child sexual abuse is. But estimates varyFederal prosecutors raided the home of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein earlier this month, after charging him with sex trafficking. There,...
07:26 2019-08-03

How the messaging app ‘bthere’ became a sexual assault prevention tool For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the app bthere wants to combat and prevent sexual assault on college campuses using group mes...
19:39 2019-05-21

U.S. Air Force finds no evidence of sexual misconduct by top general An Air Force investigation has found no evidence to support accusations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump's nominee to become vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a senior U.S. military official said on Wednesday....
05:52 2019-07-11

N.B.A. Closes Luke Walton Sexual Assault Investigation The league said it did not find “sufficient basis” for a former sports reporter’s allegations against Walton, the head coach of the Sacramento Kings....
04:52 2019-08-24

Man sentenced in 2002 sexual assault cold case TUCSON – A man connected to a 2002 sexual assault cold case was sentenced to 35 years in prison Friday. Troy Ringwald is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a remote area on Tucson’s east side. Troy Ringwald/ Pima County Sheriff’s Department Ringwald was sentenced to 25 years in prison f...
00:26 2019-07-20

OB-GYN doctor faces multiple sexual misconduct allegations A Mississippi doctor faces multiple allegations of sexual misconduct — including fathering two children with patients and inserting abortion-inducing drugs into one of those women — who was completely unaware of his actions, according to a new report. Dr. Walter Ray Wolfe had his medical license sus...
01:52 2019-07-12

Jury acquits Mateen Cleaves of sexual assault Former Michigan State basketball player Mateen Cleaves has been acquitted by a jury of sexually assaulting a woman in a motel room four years ago. He had faced up to 15 years in prison....
00:39 2019-08-21

Former Tinder exec says she was fired over sexual assault complaint A one-time senior executive at Tinder who publicly accused the dating app’s former CEO of sexually assaulting her has filed a new lawsuit against him and her former parent companies, alleging she was canned for speaking out. The accusations from Rosette Pambakian, former VP of Marketing, were ...
10:13 2019-08-06

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. With female sexuality being a taboo topic, Ferly — an audio app that redefines the meaning of sex education — aims to...
18:26 2019-07-15

Fleabag review: Guilt, sexual liberalism and laughs all the way When Phoebe Waller-Bridge first performed Fleabag in 2013, one critic wrote: "I doubt if this material will spin off into a long-running radio or television series." ...
03:26 2019-08-21

Former Tinder exec sues ex-CEO and IAC on claim of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian, who previously served as vice president of marketing and communications at Tinder, alleges in the complaint that she was fired in part for claiming Blatt sexually assaulted her.....
07:13 2019-08-06

Former Magic: The Gathering Pro Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges Conley Woods, a former Magic: The Gathering Pro and contributor to the game’s official website, has been arrested in Santa Fe on charges of “criminal sexual penetration, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and other crimes”....
04:00 2019-07-18

Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual abuse Court records show that Illinois prosecutors have filed 11 new counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer, according to reports.        ...
23:52 2019-05-30

MLB warns players against dangers of over-the-counter sexual enhancers MLB warns players against using gas-station sexual enhancersAt least two players have blamed failed drug tests on OTC pillsMajor League Baseball has warned its players about the “very real risk” of over-the-counter sexual-enhancement pills after at least two players have attributed their positive dr...
22:13 2019-08-21

Olesen to face trial on sexual assault charges Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen is to face trial after being charged with sexual assault and being drunk on an aircraft        ...
22:39 2019-08-21

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with minor Alexander Leever / Courtesy: Sierra Vista Police Department SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Sierra Vista man was arrested Tuesday for sexual conduct with a minor, according to police. Sierra Vista Police Department says 24-year-old Alexander Leever was arrested after a report indicated he was having a sex...
00:26 2019-05-23

NBA, Kings close Walton sexual assault case Investigators for the Sacramento Kings and NBA determined that, based on available evidence, there was "not a sufficient basis to support" the sexual assault allegations made against Kings head coach Luke Walton....
21:39 2019-08-23

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, Amag said....
01:52 2019-06-22

Why it took Ashley Wagner a decade to talk about her sexual assault Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner tells USA TODAY Sports she was sexually assaulted by the late John Coughlin in June 2008.       ...
14:39 2019-08-01

| Danish star Olesen charged with sexual assault Danish golf star Thorbjorn Olesen has been suspended from the European Tour after being charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault....
20:52 2019-08-07

Testosterone improves sexual function in older women (Reuters Health) - Women who experience sexual dysfunction after menopause may feel more desire and pleasure when they use testosterone treatments, a recent study suggests....
21:26 2019-07-31

Tyson keeps museum post after sexual misconduct probe Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct accusations against him...
18:26 2019-07-31

TV Host A.J. Calloway Leaves Extra After Sexual Misconduct Investigation (PASADENA, Calif.) — A.J. Calloway is leaving the syndicated entertainment news show “Extra” in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations. Warner Brothers issued a statement on Wednesday saying the company has investigated the claims into Calloway’s conduct and he and the com...
16:13 2019-08-01

New Wave of Student Activism Presses Colleges on Sexual Assault Student protesters across the country demanding action on issues related to sexual misconduct have focused on their schools, using similar tactics and winning major concessions....
22:13 2019-06-09

Prosecutors Drop Sexual Assault Case Against Kevin Spacey A young man who had accused Mr. Spacey of fondling him at a Nantucket restaurant had invoked the Fifth Amendment during a hearing, putting the prosecution in jeopardy....
00:39 2019-07-18

Trump Nominee Another Man Facing No Consequences for Alleged Sexual Assault A Senate committee approved Air Force Gen. John Hyten’s nomination to become vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Wednesday despite accusations that he sexually assaulted a colleague. Hyten is currently head of U.S. Strategic Command....
15:13 2019-08-01

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur Chandra Trital said the judge issued a guilty verdict this week against Peter Dalglish, a year after...
09:26 2019-06-12

The Vagina Bible: Beating bad science on women's sexual health Top Twitter gynaecologist Jennifer Gunter's new book, The Vagina Bible, attacks the bad science and downright ignorance she believes bedevil women's sexual health...
12:00 2019-08-24

Morehouse College Investigates Sexual Misconduct After Students’ Videos In widely shared videos, several students accused a staff member at the all-male, historically black school of sexual harassment. The college has expanded its investigation to other employees....
22:00 2019-07-19

Lesbian couple assaulted on bus: Attackers viewed us as ‘sexual objects’ The lesbian couple attacked by a homophobic mob on a London bus said it was clear the men who punched and robbed them viewed the pair as “sexual objects” there to “entertain.” In a new interview, Melania Geymonat, 28, and her partner Chris, 29, said the bloody beating was “firstly, an attack against...
18:26 2019-06-15

Nearly half of patients keep information about sexual assault, depression from doctors Nearly half of patients who've survived a sexual assault, faced threats of domestic violence, struggled with depression or thought about committing suicide has not reported these experiences during a doctor's visit....
00:39 2019-08-15

Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups The United States’ Catholic bishops enacted a new system meant to help restore faith in the church. But some worried about “bishops policing bishops.”...
16:01 2019-06-14

Ashley Wagner took on controversial topics before speaking out about sexual assault Ashley Wagner shared her story this week of being sexually assaulted at 17, but the Olympic figure skater has taken on other tough topics in the past.       ...
00:26 2019-08-03

21 arrested in multi-agency sexual predator operation in Tucson TUCSON- In a multi-agency operation targeting sexual predators that prey on children, 21 men were taken into custody in the Tucson area. In May, the Tucson Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit invited 11 agencies to participate in a sexual predator sting. Through the dates...
12:39 2019-08-08

Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep museum job after sexual misconduct investigation Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson keeps post at Hayden Planetarium after an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him.        ...
17:52 2019-07-31

Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does not go far enough....
20:39 2019-06-13

Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo charged with sexual exploitation of a child Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo, 36, was arrested in Colorado on charges of sexual exploitation of a child and obscenity, which are both felonies.       ...
18:52 2019-07-17

Boy Scouts failed to stop hundreds of sexual predators: suit A new lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America charges that there are hundreds of previously unreported cases of sexual abuse in the organization. The suit, filed Monday in Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas, says that lawyers for the Abused in Scouting group have identified 350 alleged abusers w...
20:39 2019-08-06

Trump denies womans 90's sexual assault allegation US President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who claims he sexually assaulted her in a Manhattan department store dressing room in the mid-1990s made a "totally false accusation" against him and he denied knowing the woman. (June 22)        ...
00:52 2019-06-23

Former USC gynecologist George Tyndall arrested on 29 counts of sexual assault Authorities in California arrested a former University of Southern California gynecologist and charged him with the sexual assault of 16 students, prosecutors said Wednesday....
18:52 2019-06-27

Military making little progress in eradicating sexual misconduct: survey A new Statistics Canada survey of military personnel suggests the Canadian Forces has made minimal progress in eradicating serious sexual misconduct....
18:26 2019-05-22

Ryder Cup winner Olesen charged with sexual assault on flight Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen has been charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault and will appear in court on Aug. 21, Metropolitan Police have said....
07:13 2019-08-07

A Billionaire’s Fall Spotlights Child Sexual Abuse in China The police detained Wang Zhenhua for unspecified “personal reasons,” but officials are calling for an investigation after reports accused him of molestation....
18:13 2019-07-09

The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had lived all her life in Myanmar. Two years ago, men in uniform came to her village. They killed the men there, including her husband and three small children...
14:52 2019-05-23

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged sexual abuse victims Michael Jackson fans are suing the two men who made allegations of sexual abuse against the star in the Leaving Neverland documentary which aired earlier this year....
18:52 2019-07-04

Thorbjorn Olesen’s career unraveling following sexual assault charges Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen has been suspended from the European Tour after being charged with sexually assaulting a female passenger as she slept on a British Airways flight and allegedly urinating in the aisle of the plane. Olesen, 29, will be suspended pending the outcome of his case and Europ...
18:52 2019-08-07

Trump compares himself to Kavanaugh in latest sexual assault allegation “You can’t do that for the sake of publicity,” the president said of the accusations by E. Jean Carroll, a magazine writer and advice columnist who alleges in a new book that Trump attacked her in a dressing room at a department store in Manhattan in the mid-1990s....
22:39 2019-06-22

Woodford Co. Man Held In Virginia On Child Sexual Exploitation Charges WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police say a Woodford County man wanted on child sexual exploitation charges has been arrested in Virginia. Authorities said Don Lewis III was arrested Thursday evening by Fort Lee military police. Lewis was charged with one count of distributing ...
14:13 2019-06-22

Trump faces new sexual assault allegation, issues denial WASHINGTON — A New York-based advice columnist claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s, according to a first-person account published Friday by New York magazine. Trump denied the allegations and said, “I’ve never met...
11:52 2019-06-22

Catholic priests kept their jobs despite sexual abuse claims: suit Two Catholic priests accused of sexually assaulting minors were allowed to remain active at their churches, despite the archdiocese being made aware of their alleged behavior, according to a new lawsuit. Church officials either concealed or misrepresented the sexually abusive histories of Father Don...
07:39 2019-07-16

Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty In Sexual Assault Case UPDATE: In a Boston courtroom today, Mario Batali pleaded not guilty to a charge that he allegedly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. He was released without bail and is not......
18:52 2019-05-24

Can USA Swimming address sexual abuse without a Larry Nassar moment? Can a governing body stop sexual abuse and make a culture change without that one galvanizing media-ready moment?As all sports try to address sexual abuse, USA Swimming’s efforts raise two questions:Can a sports governing body stop sexual abuse without nonstop scrutiny from the media, lawmakers and ...
15:39 2019-07-11

UK Parliamentary Staff Face Unwanted Sexual Advances: Report People working for lawmakers in Britain's lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment and bullying, which has been hidden because staff fear reprisals, according to a......
15:39 2019-07-11

UK parliamentary staff face unwanted sexual advances, report says People working for lawmakers in Britain's lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment and bullying, which has been hidden because staff fear reprisals, according to a official report released on Thursday....
12:39 2019-07-11

Swedish prosecutor to investigate far-right EU candidate over sexual misconduct claim Swedish prosecutors opened an investigation into alleged sexual harassment by the Sweden Democrats' top candidate for the European Parliament election, throwing an unwelcome spotlight on the far-right party four days before the ballot....
17:13 2019-05-22

Tinder's new feature lets users choose up to three sexual orientations Starting this month, the app will include a new "orientation" feature, which allows users to choose from several terms to describe their sexual orientation....
15:00 2019-06-05

Trump faces new sexual assault allegation; he issues denial WASHINGTON (AP) — A New York-based advice columnist claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s, according to a first-person account published Friday by New York magazine. Trump is denying the allegations and says, “I’ve ...
04:00 2019-06-22

Senior Officer Accuses Air Force General of Sexual Misconduct WASHINGTON — A senior military officer has accused the Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of sexual misconduct, potentially jeopardizing his nomination. Members of Congress have raised questions about the allegations and the military investigatio...
03:52 2019-07-11

Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse • Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss francs• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, Keramuudin Karim, has been banned for life from all football-related activity and fined a million Swiss francs by Fifa following an investigation finding...
20:39 2019-06-08

Monster gets 120 years in prison for livestreaming sexual abuse of his daughter A depraved Iowa man was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter — from infancy to 6 years old — and even raping her live on the internet, according to authorities and new reports. Steven Douglas Crook Jr., 29, of Bloomfield, pleaded guilty to four counts of se...
21:39 2019-06-06

Afghanistan: Will FIFA's investigation into sexual abuse claims have any impact? As the World Cup approaches, FIFA are investigating claims female footballers from Afghanistan were sexually abused. But with conservative attitudes so entrenched and victim-blaming rife, can it make any difference?...
22:52 2019-06-06

Sexual abuse claims could further sideline Afghan women, say activists Allegations of sexual abuse in the presidential palace have sparked an outcry in Afghanistan. An investigation has been launched into the problem, but activists say the situation will jeopardize women's rights further....
17:00 2019-05-29

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison.The Chicago Sun-T...
06:26 2019-05-31

Stanford sexual assault survivor to publish book about her ordeal Publisher promises the as yet untitled work by ‘Emily Doe’ will reclaim her story and ‘change the way we talk about sexual assault forever’The anonymous Californian woman who was sexually assaulted by Stanford University student Brock Turner and whose powerful victim’s statement was read by millions...
13:52 2019-06-06

Adrien Broner Sued Over 2018 Sexual Assault Incident, No, Not That One, Another One Welterweight boxer and all-around shitheel Adrien Broner is being sued in Ohio by a woman he sexually assaulted in a club in Cleveland in June 2018. For those keeping score at home, this is at least the second incident from the first half of 2018 where Broner was arrested for allegedly attacking and...
02:26 2019-06-05

Colts knew LB Okereke faced sexual assault accusation Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard admitted Wednesday that he knew linebacker Bobby Okereke faced a sexual assault allegation in 2015 at Stanford when the team selected the linebacker in the third round of April's draft....
01:13 2019-06-06

37 More Former Ohio State Athletes Sue the University in Sexual Abuse Case The lawsuit is the fourth of its kind filed against the university and the first since Ohio State released a report detailing how a former team doctor repeatedly assaulted males athletes....
16:13 2019-05-30

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, who was president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, was also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1 million). The verdict came on Saturday after a mee...
16:13 2019-06-08

Cardinal George Pell’s Sexual Abuse Conviction Is Upheld The cardinal, 78, who was once an adviser to Pope Francis, is the highest-ranking Roman Catholic leader ever found guilty in a criminal court in the church’s child sex abuse crisis....
04:13 2019-08-21

Neil deGrasse Tyson Keeps His Museum Post After a Sexual Misconduct Probe NEW YORK (AP) — Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct accusations against him. A museum spokesman said in a statement Thur...
17:52 2019-07-31

Canada Earmarks $690 Million to Settle Claims of Sexual Misconduct in Military The proposed settlement also commits the country’s military to improve its complaints process and to create a forum for victims to share their experiences with the military’s top brass....
04:13 2019-07-19

Tennessee State QB indicted on multiple rape, sexual battery charges NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft has been indicted on six counts of rape and two counts of sexual battery. The 22-year-old Croft was released from jail Monday on $50,000 bond. An arraignment has been scheduled for Sept. 4. The indictment against Croft says he engaged in un...
01:52 2019-08-21

Disney deleted sexual misconduct scene from latest ‘Toy Story 2’ release Disney removed a faux outtake showing a doll leering at Barbies, offering them roles in a future film, in the June re-release of the 'Toy Story' franchise....
23:26 2019-07-02

Amy Heckerling’s daughter denies Chris Kattan’s claims of sexual coercion Amy Heckerling’s daughter fired back at claims that producer Lorne Michaels forced “A Night at the Roxbury” star Chris Kattan to engage in a sexual relationship with her mother to keep the director attached to the film....
22:52 2019-05-30

Sexual misconduct claims at Jamaica's resorts still buried on TripAdvisor TripAdvisor's new safety tool misses dozens of sexual harassment and misconduct claims by women visiting Jamaican resorts.        ...
20:00 2019-05-31

Jury awards 3 women $13.25M after sexual misconduct at a California psychiatric facility A jury awarded $13.25 million to three former psychiatric patients in a sexual misconduct case involving Vista del Mar Hospital.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

Cristiano Ronaldo Will Not Face Charges in Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case UPDATE: Cristiano Ronaldo will not face charges in relation to a 2009 sexual assault allegation leveled against him, E! News can confirm. The Clark County District Attorney's office......
00:52 2019-07-23

R&B Singer R. Kelly pleads not guilty to new felony sexual assault counts Singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse at a Chicago court hearing on Thursday, after prosecutors expanded an indictment against the Grammy Award winner dogged by abuse allegations for decades....
20:52 2019-06-06

HS senior's speech claims school did nothing to stop bullying, sexual assault A high school senior in Washington state used his graduation speech to accuse administrators of turning a blind eye to alleged cases of sexual assault, bullying and depression reported by the student body....
12:52 2019-06-18

U.S. figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned for 'sexual misconduct' U.S. Figure Skating and the U.S. Center for SafeSport have permanently banned coach Richard Callaghan after an investigation into accusations he engaged in sexual misconduct with two teenage boys, officials said....
14:39 2019-08-23

Children’s Aid Society in Canada turned a blind eye to sexual abuse: report A now-defunct Children’s Aid Society in Canada has been accused of turning a blind eye to sexual abuse for years — with foster parents across Ontario using their homes as teenage sex dens, including one family that was described by victims as a “sex cult.” The alleged neglect...
07:00 2019-06-13

$44 million settlement reportedly close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
07:52 2019-05-24

Friends of Trump Sexual Assault Accuser Say She Told Them of Attack in 1990s (NEW YORK) — Two women have confirmed that the writer E. Jean Carroll told them in the 1990s that she’d been sexually assaulted by Donald Trump in the dressing room of a New York City department store.The women, both journalists who were friends with Carroll, spoke publicly for the first...
23:26 2019-06-27

UN Palestinian refugee agency reels over allegations of sexual misconduct, nepotism A controversial U.N. Palestinian refugee agency is reeling from allegations of sexual misconduct and abuses of authority involving the agency chief and other senior management figures -- the latest controversy for the embattled agency that the U.S. withdrew funding from last year...
01:26 2019-08-04

Ryder Cup player Olesen denies sexual assault charge: report Danish Ryder Cup golfer Thorbjorn Olesen denied charges of sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault stemming from a trans-Atlantic flight when he appeared in court in London on Wednesday, The Times newspaper reported....
03:26 2019-08-22

Appeal Hearing for Bill Cosby’s Sexual Assault Conviction Begins Bill Cosby’s appellate team (Kristen Weisenburger and Barbara Zemlock) is hoping to throw out his sexual assault conviction at an appeal hearing scheduled for Monday, Aug. 12....
03:39 2019-08-13

Congo abuses drive global rise in sexual violence against women Study identifies DRC, India and South Sudan among countries where women are at greatest risk of attackSexual violence is on the increase both inside and outside of wartime contexts and women remain the primary victims, warns new research.In their report, researchers from the Armed Conflict Location ...
11:26 2019-06-28

DNA from cigarette butts links man to 12-year-old's kidnapping, sexual assault: prosecutors A Connecticut man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the May kidnapping and sexual assault of a Massachusetts 12-year-old after investigators used DNA from discarded cigarette butts to tie him to the case, prosecutors said. ...
10:00 2019-07-18

Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream" co-star accuses her of sexual misconduct As reported by Consequence Of Sound, model Josh Kloss has accused Katy Perry of pulling down his pants at a party and exposing him in front of her friends. Kloss co-starred with Perry in the video for her 2010 hit “Teenage Dream,” and he posted the accusation on Instagram as a response to the song c...
04:00 2019-08-13

Trump repeats contested claim he does not know latest sexual assault accuser President to reporters: ‘I have no idea who this woman is’Picture shows Trump with E Jean Carroll around 1987Donald Trump has claimed again not to know the latest women to publicly accuse him of sexual assault, E Jean Carroll, after his claim on Friday that he had never met her was disproved by a ph...
20:52 2019-06-22

NRL player Jack de Belin faces two new charges over alleged sexual assault Dragons player has pleaded not guilty to one charge relating to alleged rape of 19-year-old woman in December The St George Illawarra Dragons player Jack de Belin will face two new rape charges over the alleged assault of a teenager in Wollongong.The 27-year-old was charged with aggravated sexual as...
04:26 2019-05-29

NYPD release images of Stuy Town sexual assault suspect The suspect is seen in the photos and video near the scene of the crime wearing black pants and a blue button-down shirt. He's still at large, cops said....
00:13 2019-07-01

Ex-Ohio State coach pleads guilty in sexual battery case COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State diving club coach has pleaded guilty to charges related to allegations he had sex with a diver when she was a teenager. Former diver Estee Pryor has publicly said defendant William Bohonyi began pressuring her for sex when she was 16. Frankli...
21:26 2019-05-23

Ronaldo will not face criminal charges in alleged sexual assault case District attorney's office decides Kathryn Mayorga’s claim of alleged sexual assault in 2009 couldn't be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

Italy bishops adopt new measures on sexual abuse, victims skeptical Italy's Roman Catholic bishops on Thursday enacted a new policy on reporting suspected cases of sexual abuse by priests, but they stopped short of making it mandatory to inform police at first instance....
19:39 2019-05-23

Lawsuit: Texas ranch didn’t protect 2 boys from sexual abuse DALLAS (AP) — A young man and a teenage boy who lived at a Texas ranch for at-risk youth in the last decade have filed a lawsuit alleging the staff didn’t protect them from sexual abuse by older residents. The civil lawsuit filed May 21 in Potter County District Court seeks over $1 million in ...
01:26 2019-05-30

Journalist E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump, Moonves of sexual assault Journalist and advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump and former CBS CEO Les Moonves of sexual assault in an excerpt of her forthcoming book published Friday in New York magazine....
01:26 2019-06-22

What we know after figure skater Ashley Wagner's sexual assault revelation Figure skater Ashley Wagner told USA TODAY Sports she was sexually assaulted by late skater John Coughlin. What we know in the follow-up to her story.       ...
18:39 2019-08-02

Conductor James Levine settles lawsuit over sexual misconduct allegations The former musical director of New York’s Metropolitan Opera had sued the company for defamation and breach of contractThe New York Metropolitan Opera has settled a pair of lawsuits out of court with its former conductor James Levine, who has denied accusations of sexual misconduct.Levine’s lawyer E...
15:13 2019-08-07

Himachal Court Quashes Sexual Assault Complaint Against Actor Jeetendra The Himachal Pradesh High Court has quashed a complaint against veteran Bollywood actor Jeetendra, alleging that he sexually assaulted his cousin 48 years ago....
23:26 2019-05-21

9 women sued Dartmouth for ignoring sexual misconduct. The college settled for $14M Dartmouth College has settled a federal lawsuit with nine women who sued the school over allegations that it ignored years of harassment and assault.        ...
18:39 2019-08-06

Actor, YouTuber Ray Diaz arrested in sexual assault of teenager, police say Actor and YouTuber Ray Diaz was arrested Friday for sexual assault after videos posted on social media allegedly showed him berating, threatening and hitting a teenager purported to be his girlfirend, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) confirmed on Twitter....
10:26 2019-07-13

Fifa aware of Afghanistan sexual abuse allegations two years ago, according to emails • Fifa has said it was told of the claims in early 2018• Questions raised over Asian Football Confederation account tooFifa and Asian football’s governing body were made aware of sexual abuse allegations against senior Afghanistan football officials and a coach more than two years ago, according to ...
23:26 2019-06-06

Woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for having sexual contact with 13-year-old student Editor’s Note: The above video details the entire case from Zamora’s arrest all the way to just before her sentencing hearing Friday, July 12. PHOENIX (KPNX) – In a roughly hour-long sentencing hearing Friday, Brittany Zamora learned her fate after she admitted to having sexual con...
20:52 2019-07-12

As US population ages, more elders are subject to physical, sexual and financial abuse Elder abuse is chillingly widespread and can range anywhere from physical and sexual abuse, to emotional abuse, confinement, stealing money, negligence, and abandonment. And it's slated only to get worse with the aging U.S. population....
23:13 2019-06-19

Thorbjorn Olesen charged with sexual assault, suspended by European Tour Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen has been charged with sexual assault, common assault and being drunk on an aircraft. The European Tour suspended him.       ...
06:52 2019-08-07

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse, wants to empower women to speak up Ellen DeGeneres is sharing her story in the hopes she can empower other sexual assault survivors to come forward.        ...
21:26 2019-05-28

Person of interest in Detroit serial killings charged in sexual assault DeAngelo Kenneth Martin is the person of interest in the killings of three women. Now he is charged in the rape of a fourth woman who survived.        ...
19:00 2019-06-11

Age matters more than sexual orientation to U.S. presidential voters: Reuters/Ipsos poll In a sign that a presidential hopeful's sexual orientation has diminished as a concern for voters, Americans are more likely to say they would reject a candidate older than 70 than a candidate who is gay, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll on Monday....
21:00 2019-06-10

Afghanistan Moves to Arrest Soccer Chief on Sexual Abuse Charges The Afghan authorities issued a warrant for Keramuddin Keram, a powerful former warlord, a day after FIFA barred him for life and fined him about $1 million....
13:52 2019-06-09

Kevin Spacey in surprise appearance at sexual assault case hearing Spacey, 59, accused of groping young man in Nantucket barActor pleaded not guilty to indecent assault and battery chargeWearing a gray suit and glasses, Kevin Spacey appeared on Monday at a Massachusetts courthouse where a judge was set to hold a hearing in the case accusing the disgraced actor of g...
18:52 2019-06-03

#KuToo: Japanese women say high heels rule is sexual discrimination Writer Yumi Ishikawa has started a petition to end the practice of requiring women to wear high heels at work. The government has said it is reviewing the request to ban the requirement as sexual discrimination....
10:26 2019-06-04

Lawmakers torn over sexual assault allegations made against Trump nominee Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are torn over the recent sexual assault allegations that were lobbied against President Trump’s nominee for vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. John Hyten. One senator told reporters on Thursday that Congress should be allowed to hear...
05:13 2019-07-12

Nimko Ali: ‘Orgasms and sexual pleasure are a human right. I guard these things with my life' For her first book, the anti-FGM campaigner spoke to 150 women around the world about sex, periods and more. She shares what she learned, and why she supports Boris JohnsonThere is a Somali phrase, says Nimko Ali, that sums up the paradox of her status both as a survivor of female genital mutilation...
13:39 2019-06-21

Ashley Wagner’s Account of Sexual Assault Shakes Figure Skating The Olympian wrote a first-person article in which she said she was attacked as a teenager in 2008 by an older skater: John Coughlin, who killed himself this year....
05:13 2019-08-02

Trump faces fresh sexual assault allegation – live updates Journalist E Jean Carroll alleges assault took place 23 years ago in a dressing room of the Bergdorf Goodman department store in New York 6.40pm BST Prominent African American lawmakers are rallying to the defense of Joe Biden amid criticism over comments the former vice president made about working...
19:52 2019-06-21

What have Budweiser’s ‘demi-sexual’ drinking cups got to do with Pride? | Arwa Mahdawi Have the big brands finally gone too far in their desperate bids to ally themselves with the LGBT movement? It’s June, which means it is Pride month. Which means brands are desperately painting rainbows over their merchandise in an attempt to seem woke. Ikea, for example, has launched rainbow shoppi...
08:39 2019-06-05

Scotland Yard Questioned Kevin Spacey Over Sexual Assault Claims LONDON — British police have travelled to the U.S. to interview Kevin Spacey about sexual assault allegations. The Metropolitan Police is investigating six allegations against the former “House of Cards” star, who ran London’s Old Vic Theatre between 2004 and 2015. Variety re...
03:26 2019-07-07

McDonald's Cups Inadvertently Feature Sexual Imagery, Mocking Ensues In Japan, McDonald’s has released a new series of cups for its McFizz soda drinks. The cups are supposed to show a young woman and a young man on each side. When you finish the drink, it looks like they are smooching on the lips. But people have found something else entirely....
17:52 2019-08-02

Man convicted for 23 counts sexual conduct with minor after abusing girl for 5 years TUCSON – A man was found guilty for 23 counts of engaging sexual conduct with a minor after he reportedly sexually abused a young girl for about five years. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, Santiago Valle-Pino was arrested by Pima County Sheriff’s Department after he all...
21:00 2019-07-31

Ryder Cup winner Thorbjørn Olesen charged with sexual assault on flight • Golfer charged with being drunk on plane and common assault• Olesen arrested after returning to London from NashvilleThe Ryder Cup winner Thorbjørn Olesen will appear in court on 21 August after being charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault.Olesen, who beat the t...
00:13 2019-08-07

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
15:13 2019-05-24

Race, sexual politics and the underworld in spotlight at Broadway's Tony awards Race, sexual politics and a trip to the underworld are poised to take center stage on Sunday in New York at the annual Tony awards honoring the best of Broadway theater....
17:13 2019-06-09

Bill Cosby drops defamation case against sexual assault accusers Spokesman said Cosby dropped the case against seven women ‘to focus on other matters’Disgraced actor and comedian Bill Cosby has dropped his countersuit legal action against seven women who accused him of sexually assaulting them, it was announced on Friday.Court papers filed on Friday afternoon sho...
03:26 2019-06-01

The Latest: Woman claims 2008 sexual assault by UCLA doctor LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a retired UCLA gynecologist who is charged with sexually abusing two patients (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A Los Angeles-area woman tells The Associated Press she was sexually assaulted by a gynecologist who worked for the University of California, Los Angeles. The w...
23:26 2019-06-11

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peacekeeping operations, agencies, funds and programmes. ...
20:00 2019-05-30

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a......
16:13 2019-07-12

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on institutions. Senate lawmakers approved the legislation unanimously on Tuesday after former Olympic and U.S. ...
02:39 2019-05-22

Female drivers feel abandoned by Uber and Lyft after reporting a sexual assault Guardian investigation finds drivers who have experienced range of safety issues say companies offer little to no supportOne month into driving for Lyft around Atlanta, Alicia Dukes was sexually assaulted by a passenger on 21 April after she drove him to a gas station and back to his apartment.“He f...
09:00 2019-06-19

Cristiano Ronaldo sexual assault lawsuit changes venues, accuser seeks $200 million Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo faces a federal lawsuit over an alleged 2009 sexual assault in Las Vegas. The suit originally was filed in Nevada.        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct in BuzzFeed News investigation Self-help guru Tony Robbins faces new allegations of sexual misconduct in a report published by BuzzFeed News.        ...
00:52 2019-05-24

Ex-UFC fighter Abel 'Killa' Trujillo charged with sexual exploitation of child: reports A former UFC fighter who was arrested in Florida in May and extradited to Colorado last month has been charged with sexual exploitation of a child and felony obscenity....
20:00 2019-07-18

R. Kelly in court as prosecutors turn over video of alleged sexual encounter with teen R. Kelly and his lawyers were back in court in Chicago on Wednesday on the 18 felony sexual-assault charges pending against him.        ...
19:13 2019-06-27

Longtime Track Coach And One-Time Olympian Charged With Sexual Battery Against Former Athlete A longtime and prominent track coach and former Olympian was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday and charged with one felony count of sexual battery by fraud for allegedly molesting one of his former athletes. The arrest reportedly comes as the result of an Outside The Lines investigation that deta...
04:39 2019-06-20

British man admits brutal stabbing of hair stylist driven by sexual fantasy Andrew Warren, 58, agrees to testify against co-defendantWyndham Lathem accused of killing James Cornell-DuranleauA British man accused in the fatal stabbing of a hair stylist in Chicago that a prosecutor said was driven by a sexual fantasy has agreed to plead guilty in a US court and testify agains...
21:39 2019-07-23

Man gets 7 years for child porn, sentencing awaits after sexual crime against minor on plane Stephen Bradley Mell also pleaded guilty to third-degree endangering the welfare of a child by engaging in sexual relations with a female victim under the age of 16.        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Report: MLB warns players that sexual performance enhancing drugs may contain prohibited ingredients Major League Baseball reportedly has warned its players that over-the-counter sex supplements could contain banned ingredients that would result in failed performance enhancing drugs tests....
15:13 2019-08-22

Florida man accuses Rabbi Joel Kolko of sexual abuse under Child Victims Act A Florida man who says he was sexually abused decades ago by two Brooklyn rabbis — one of them accused serial molester Rabbi Joel Kolko — has filed suit under New York’s new Child Victims Act. Alleged victim Baruch Sandhaus claims the rabbis “would inappropriately touch” his ...
04:13 2019-08-17

Spanish court lifts 'wolf pack' convictions from sexual abuse to rape Men who attacked woman in Pamplona have jail sentences increased to 15 yearsThe five defendants in the notorious Pamplona sexual attack case have had their prison sentences raised from nine to 15 years each after the supreme court found them guilty of gang-raping a woman at the running of the bulls ...
19:52 2019-06-21

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with alleged victims that covers all civil proceedings....
13:26 2019-05-24

Officer avoids jail time in attempted unlawful sexual conduct case TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of overlooking an arrest warrant in exchange for oral sex was sentenced to three years of probation in connection to the case Monday afternoon. Back in January, Officer Richard Daniel was arrested for unlawful sexual conduct and tampering w...
02:00 2019-06-18

College wrestling star, teammate arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct A college wrestling star and his teammate were arrested Saturday on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct though details behind the arrest were scant....
22:39 2019-06-17

Man Who Strangled and Masturbated on an Unconscious Woman Got a Free Pass Under Alaska's Sexual Assault Law Last year, a man from Anchorage, Alaska pleaded guilty to second-degree assault for tackling, strangling, and ejaculating on an unconscious woman on the side of a road. In September, he walked out of court facing no jail time....
22:00 2019-06-17

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to protect victims, and bring perpetrators to justice....
15:39 2019-05-21

Magazine columnist accuses Trump of sexual assault more than two decades ago, an allegation he denies E. Jean Carroll, a New York-based writer, said Trump attacked her in a dressing room of an upscale department store. The president called her account “fake news.”...
04:39 2019-06-22

Harvey Weinstein Reaches $44 Million Settlement With Sexual Misconduct Accusers: Report Harvey Weinstein has tentatively reached a $44 million civil agreement with his sexual misconduct accusers, former business partners and other entities, according to a new report from The Wall......
18:52 2019-05-24